The Australian National Quality Assurance Program (ANQAP) have maintained NATA accreditation since February 2006 under the Proficiency Testing Scheme Providers accreditation program.

NATA has accredited ANQAP as demonstrating technical competence to operate in accordance with the requirements of ISO / IEC 17043:2010 Conformity assessment – General requirements for proficiency testing.

The scope of accreditation covers the provision of veterinary and aquatic proficiency testing schemes involving test materials in the following classes and subclasses of tests:


Diagnostic virology – cultural methods of detection and identification of organisms for:
Bovine Viral Diarrhoea Virus – Antigen ELISA serum
Bovine Viral Diarrhoea Virus – Antigen ELISA clot
Bovine Viral Diarrhoea Virus – Antigen ELISA ear notch
Bovine Viral Diarrhoea Virus isolation

Molecular Diagnostics –  Identification by extraction and amplification for:
Bovine Viral Diarrhoea Virus
Equine Herpes Virus
White Spot Syndrome Virus
Ostreid herpesvirus-1 microvariant
Viral encephalopathy and retinopathy
Yellow head virus
Gill associated virus
Abalone viral ganglioneuritis

Agar gel immunodiffusion tests for:
Johne’s Disease Ovine
Johne’s Disease Caprine (unavailable until further notice)
Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease
Bovine Viral Diarrhoea Virus
Avian Influenza
Equine Infectious Anaemia
Enzootic Bovine Leukosis

Complement fixation tests for:
Johne’s Disease
Brucella abortus
Brucella ovis
Q Fever

Enzyme linked immunosorbent assays for:
Johne’s Disease-Bovine
Akabane Disease
Infectious Bovine Rhinotracheitis
Caprine Arthritis Encephalitis
Enzootic Bovine Leukosis serum (unavailable until further notice)
Enzootic Bovine Leukosis milk
Brucella abortus
Bovine Viral Diarrhoea Virus – antibody
Brucella ovis

Haemagglutination inhibition for:
Newcastle Disease

Microscopic agglutination tests for:
Leptospirosis (unavailable until further notice)

Rose bengal test for:
Bovine brucellosis

Serum agglutination tests for:
Brucella abortus

Serum neutralisation tests for:
Infectious Bovine Rhinotracheitis
Bluetongue V-1
Bovine Viral Diarrhoea Virus
Akabane Disease
Bovine Ephemeral Fever
Equine Viral Arteritis